illness

mental health

When Bad Circumstances Make Anxiety Vanish

I have generalized anxiety disorder, but in times of true crisis, my anxiety seems to disappear.
Jamie Friedlander
1.29.19
Australia Today

Supermarkets Are Recalling Frozen Veggies After a Listeria Outbreak

The recall affects products from Woolworths, IGA, and ALDI.
VICE Staff
7.10.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

E-Cig Factory Breaks into 'Mass Hysteria' After 30 Mysteriously Fall Ill

No one knows what caused it.
River Donaghey
6.25.18
UTIs

UTIs Can Make Life Miserable, So Why Do We Never Talk About Them?

Many people – especially women – experience UTIs regularly, but they're ignored in education and forgotten about in media.
Lauren O'Neill
6.6.18
cruise ships

Hell on the High Seas: Gastro Strikes Giant Cruise Ship Bound for Sydney

Cleaners are power hosing the vessel top to bottom, after some 200 passengers were hit with the bug.
VICE Staff
12.6.17
Health

People Who've Been Seriously Ill Talk About the Symptom They Shouldn't Have Ignored

If you think you might be properly getting ill, here's an idea: ask a doctor what they think.
Ruth Faj
12.4.17
News

Wild Boar Meat May have Poisoned a New Zealand Family

All three are on life support.
Tim Scott
11.17.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Plague Is Back

Nostalgia has peaked with the return of the Black Death.
Wendy Syfret
10.30.17
Books

Facebook Is Changing the Way We Talk About Death

Daniel Miller's 'The Comfort of People' is a new study that highlights the profound relationship between social media and terminal illness.
Angus Harrison
10.10.17
Why Are You Doing That?

Fearless Fisherman Talk About Eating Fish Out of the Yarra

Melbourne's main river isn't exactly a clean food source.
Sam Nichols
6.5.17
breast cancer

What It's Like to Get a Mastectomy as a Young Woman

We spoke to five women under 35 who have undergone mastectomies about their recovery from breast cancer.
Milly McMahon
4.26.17
Health

The World Is 'Grossly Unprepared' for the Next Big Virus Outbreak, Study Finds

Which is a problem, because infectious diseases are projected to become only more common.
Katherine Gillespie
1.24.17
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